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Repulse

Pronunciation of Repulse
/ɹɪpˈʌls/, /ɹɪpˈʌls/, /ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈʌ_l_s/

Antonyms for repulse:

attract.

Synonyms for repulse:

Sense 2

defeat, invite, fend, undoing.

Sense 3

parry.

Sense 4

turn off.

Sense 8

ward.

Sense 22

keep.

back

drive back.

communication (noun)

snub, rebuff.

condemnation (noun)

rebuke.

rebuff (noun)

refusal, defeat.

refusal (noun)

refusal.

rejection (noun)

refusal.

repulse (noun)

drive, fight off, beat back, rebuff, push back, drive back, repel, snub, force back.

snub; rejection (noun)

refusal, cold shoulder, defeat, check, rebuff.

defeat (verb)

trimming.

make sick (verb)

revolt, turn off, sicken, disgust, snub, spurn, disdain, refuse.

oppose (verb)

conflict, meddle, protest, contradict, repel, intercept, dispute, counterattack, rebuff, check, disagree, defy, interfere, hinder, counteract, obstruct, oppose, confront, fight, antagonize, object, challenge, cross, impede, counter, inhibit, oppress, repress, suppress, resist.

push away (verb)

fight off, rebut, drive back, resist, repel, push back, stave off, brush off, reject.

refuse (verb)

disincline, repudiate, dismiss, deny, refuse, renounce, decline, disdain.

repulse (verb)

reject, spurn, snub.

resist (verb)

stand fast, withstand, stand firm.

sicken (verb)

nauseate.

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